Catalogue Number: 1063
Strabismus or squint. Supplement to errors of refraction
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Francis VALK
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1904
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: New York
Publisher/Manufacturer: GP Putnam's sons
Description Of Item: Original navy blue cloth, 171 pages, frontispiece photographs and other illustrations including drawings of orthoptic instruments etc. Inscribed on front fly leaf to Dr C C Rice with the regards of the author.
Historical Significance: This is a supplement to the book by Francis Valk on refractive errors. Cat No 342. It is one of the earliest text books on orthoptics and strabismus in the VCO archive collection. See also Worth 1906 Cat No 352. Francis Valk MD 1845-1919 was Professor of Diseases of the Eye, New York Post-Graduate School and Hospital; Consulting Ophthalmologist, Thrall Hospital; and formerly Assistant Surgeon, Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital ; Visiting ophthalmologist Randall's Island Hospitals, and Ophthalmologist to the New York Dispensary. Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and of the State and County Medical Society. Member of the Greater New York Medical Society and the Society of Medical Jurisprudence, etc.
How Acquired: Purchased by Archives from Abe books US$59
Date Acquired: Dec 2008
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note